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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 2A New Braunfels July War on fire ants being waged AUSTIN AP The war against fire ants has had a lot of but the war between fire ants might be where the real action University of Texas zoologists compare the conflict between two species of fire ants one native to Texas and the other imported from South America to a World War II ground So far the invaders have been winning the competition for territory and steadily pushing the native species westward into smaller and smaller But the UT scientists say a study of the natural warfare might aid man in his battle against the invading Studying their behavior and getting a basic understanding of how the two species compete in nature could lead to ways of controlling the imported said Bill Van a zoology student whose study of the ant competition in Austin has continued since he graduated this Van Eimeren has spent two years at the UT Brackenridge Field Laboratory in West Austin in the study of competition between Solenopsis the native species known as the tropical fire and Solenopsis the more prolific and more dangerous imported species known as the red fire The question I wanted to answer was why the imported ant is doing so much better than the native Van Eimeren said as he knelt beside a mound of the imported ants at the field He pushed the dirt aside with his hand to reveal thousands of the Calendar of Events Government New Braunfels City Council City Hall council Arts and Cultural Commission City Hall council Organizations Hill Country SPJST 185 Eagles Overeaters Anonymous 6 511 North Community Band Canyon Middle School band Adult Children of Alcoholics 8 24 Hour TOPS Laurel Plaza recreation Narcotics Anonymous 8 Our Lady of Perpetual Help New Braunfels Duplicate Bridge Club 1 New Braunfels National Bank community Toastmasters 7 Summit New Braunfels Evening Lions Club Eagles If you would like to announce your groups activities in the call us at 6259144 or send us a notice to Drawer New Deadline for Tuesday through Friday editions is 5 the day before Deadline for Sunday editions is furious and frenzied creatures that have become as much the subject of folklore as of science since 1940 when they entered the United States from a Brazilian ship that had docked in The invaders occupy nine Southern and have chewed arid stung their way through 113 Texas coun Im still not sure why the native ant is Van Eimeren But the imported species has a much stronger reproductive That may be partly because the imported ants have nests with multiple so the nest has a better chance of Arts Commission to decide on funding Work progressing DERVL Pat Watkins of Star Erection works on the NISD elementary school currently under construction on County Line The officials should be completed around Members of the Arts and Cultural Commission will decide Tuesday night which special projects will receive money from the Com missions contingency The 5 percent special projects fund will be distributed quarterly to arts group for such things as community benefitting events and capital im provements This the Arts Commission will receive 20 percent of the local share of hotelmotel room occupancy tax City when it approved the special stipulated that the money must be spent within the contract year and not The total expected fromt he 5 percent is approximately or about per Because hotels give the tax money to the city at the end of the the special project money is not available for distribution for another month after the quarter The Arts Commission expects to meet at the end of each quarter to decide which groups will receive the special project Recipients of the money dont have to be one of the seven arts groups already receiving 15 percent of the room tax Tuesdays meeting will begin at in City Hall council Deaths Ernesto Morales Services for Ernesto Morales of will be at Monday at Holy Family Catholic Burial will follow in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church under the direction of Zoeller Funeral a former resident of New died July 18 in He was born on March 1944 to the late Felipe Morales and Maria Morales of New Survivors include his Anita nee Bustos Morales Michael Morales and Andy Morales and Marisa all of Michigan Albert Morales of San Antonio and Maria Or tuno of San Pallbearers will be Julian Domingo Bustos Doroteo Jose Sandy Morales and Richard A rosary will be recited at 7 tonight at Zoeller Funeral Marie Erben Jonas Services for Marie Erben Jonas of 392 Mesquite will be at 2 Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in San with the Ernest Lantz and Virgil Ganz of San An Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park in San directed by Doeppenschmidt Funeral died July 18 at Colonial Manor Nursing Born on May 1893 in she was the daughter of Charles and Anna nee Wehe On 1915 in she married Edgar William Jonas who died on June She was a and a member of Grace Lutheran Church in San She is survived by her Alice Gafford and Clara both of San and Mary Lucille Johns of Houston Leonard Jonas of New and Leroy Fred Jonas and George all of San Antonio and numerous and Visitation will be offered today and until 11 Monday at Doep penschmidt Funeral Memorials may be given to the Grace Lutheran Church in San An Ruth Tritle Ruth died on June 28 in Funeral services were July 3 in Kansas She is survived locally by her Betty and Susan A Tritle of also survives along with five grand children and seven great Joe Alexander Services will be at 1 Monday at the Wilkinson Hatch Funeral Home Chapel in Waco for Joe of the same The Tommy Potter and Kelly Boyle Peters will and burial will be in the Rose Mound Masonic graveside services will be directed by George Lodge 24 Alexander died July 20 in He was born 1890 in On 1927 in he married Freda nee Rice Alexan who preceded him in death in He retired in 1972 as the McLennan County Tax Assessor Collector after 40 and was past president of the Texas Association of Tax He was also a Mason for over 50 serving as past Worthy Patron of OES He also belonged to the Central Christian Church in Survivors include his Joy Alexander of New Braunfels Bob Alexander and Jim both of Waco five and five great Memorials may be given to the charity of ones Robert Patterson Services for Robert Clyde Patterson of New Branufels will be held at Monday at the Deoppenschmidt Funeral Burial will be in Comal the Gordon Graham Patterson died July 20 at Humana Patterson was born 1911 in Blanco to Robert Walter Patterson and Elsie Patterson nee He had been a resident of the county for 60 years and was a kiln foreman at He was a member of the Baptist Survivors include his wife Ruby Patterson nee Haas of New Braunfels a Patsy Wingfield and her husband Perry of New Braunfels a Bob Patterson and his wife Patsy of Conroc a sister John Krause of Ne Braunfels a George Patterson of New Braunfels and five Memorials may be sent to a charity of USPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Kramer Susan Editor Claude Shirlene Thornton Office Manager Sandi Mgr Cheryl Brzozowski Don Avery Circulation Manager Carol Avery Photocomp Foreman Gus Foreman Wanda Lasater Kaleidoscope Editoi David Editor Patricia YznagaKmg Wire Editor Subscription Rates Includes applicable sales tax Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kendall 3 6 one Mail delivery outside Comal In Texas 3 months 6 one year Mail outside Texas 6 one year Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer 361 New TX78131 Lows should be mostly m he 60s with highs generally in the low to middle 90s South Texas should be partly cloudy with scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms through Monday mainly in the northern and eastern sections Lows should be in the 70s and highs in the 80s and 90s Sunday through Monday daytime thunderstorms Highs 90 to 95 Lows 70lo 75 LAS VEGAS 3 day AUTUMN IN NEW ENGLAND SLASHES PRICES 7 All Inclusive Tauck Iplua air ARKANSAS AND THE PASSION PLAY MOTORCOACH EXCLUSIVE 6 All COZUMEL CLOSEOUT 7 SPECIAL Ask about our special offer at the Quality Royale in Houston I CALL FOE MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY DREAM TRAVEL 201 D IH 35 West New 78130 DRAW THE WEATHER SUBMITTED BY Justin Fifth Carl Schurz Texas Showers and thunderstorms con tinued to pound much of northern Texas while skies across the rest of the state were fair to partly The rain clouds were scattered from the Louisiana border across parts of North and Central the National Weather Service and the storms stretched into the Edwards Plateau and the Trans A few isolated thunderstorms were reported in the South Southeast Texas and along the upper Most of the storm activity stemmed from an upperlevel distur bance moving across the state along with moist the weather service Afternoon temperatures were mostly in the 80s and 90s with some 70s reported in the north and The 4 extremes were 78 degrees at Abilene and 99 at both Houston and In the North Texas should be warm and humid through Monday with scattered Highs should be in the 90s and the lows in the low to middle West Texas should be partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms through West Texas thunderstorms most numerous with locally heavy taut m Concho Permian and South Plains Thunderstorms becoming less numerous Sunday night and Monday Partly cloudy No important temperature changes Lows 60s to near 70 and highs generally 90 to 95 except neat 100 Big Bend valleys South Texas Scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms mainly noithern and eastern sections through Monday Otherwise partly cloudy and warm Lows Sunday night in the 70s except near 80 immediate coast Highs Sunday and Monday in the 90s except m the 80s on the coast to neai 100 southwest Port Arthur to Port OConnoi Souih and southeast winds near 10 knots Sunday and Sunday mgm Seas 1 to 3 fact Winds and seas higher in and near scatteied showers 01 thunderstorms Port OConnoi to Brownsville Southeast winds near 15 knots Sunday and 10 to 15 knots Sunday night Seas 3 to 6 leet Partly cloudy with isolated thundershowers The nation Thunderstoims hammered Southwestern deserts again dropping 3 inches ot rain in 30 minutes on one community and causing flash flood warnings across tour slates for the second day The storms drenched the Aruona town ol Green Valley and were blamed foi at least four including three people who died in California when a plane crashed in a storm that ripped the wings from the The fourth person died whan the tried to drive across a flooded wash in Brought To You MBonkNew Braunfels A Momentum Bank 961 New 78130 Member MCorp MPfJIff and FDIC
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